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England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 7r

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Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- In barrel, three nude youths raise their joined hands; the foremost steps out of the barrel toward Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter, vestments, and gloves. He holds foliate crozier in his left hand and raisd raises right hand, blessing the youths.
Scene with diapered background, within decorated frame with four cusped, lobed medallions of English heraldry, including England (one), in corners.

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